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The Church Manual—Today and Forever

From the March 1975 issue of The Christian Science Journal

The Bible is largely a record of human consciousness yielding, the mortal belief giving way step by step to the spiritual idea. This spiritual idea, the truth of God, appears to human consciousness as a power working—a burning bush alerting Moses, fire from heaven confounding the prophets of Baal, Isaiah prophesying the coming of the Christ, "God so [loving] the world, that he gave his only begotten Son.